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HIG Final RoundAnyone know what the final round for HIG buyout is like? It's the middle of their three PE funds (size-wise). I've already done a modeling test and it's a "full day" thing for what that's worth. ...
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PE Operations TeamHi, Can someone tell me about PE Operations Team for post-mba career? I have an interview coming for the operations division. What do you think about it compared to the deal team? What does the exit like for the ops team? How about the compensation compared to the deal guys? Thanks. ...
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Embarrassing Test Scores and the BuysideI will be a first year at a BB beginning this summer and have an interest in private equity down the road. I have heard from many friends who just went through recruiting (mostly megafunds) that SAT scores come up in headhunter meetings or in interviews. While this topic has been discussed on this ...
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CFA for Private equityI am working in the M&A department of a large corporate in India. I have 9 years of experience in M&A / PE. I have done MBA from tier 2 university 9 years back. Pls share views if its worthy to get a CFA or E-MBA to break into top PE firms? ...
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Apollo RE PE InterviewHave an apollo RE PE interview. Silver bananas to anyone who can offer some good interview questions/preparation, a short explanation or answer would be even better! ...
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Quantum Global Alternative InvestmentsQG Alt Investments is part of Quantum Global Wealth Management working out of Zug, Switzerland. I have an interview coming up for Sr. PE Associate in their Infrastructure Fund. Not much deal history or news publicly available on these guys, aside from their affiliation with the ruling family of Ango...
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Marlin Equity: rep, performance and interview processDoes anyone know anything about Marlin Equity Partners? They're a PE in LA and I'd like to know what their rep is like, performance and what the interview process is like? Thanks! ...
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Private Equity Interview Prep Pack Version 2.0 is Out!Ready to tackle the toughest private equity interview questions? Recruiting season is right around the corner and just in time we've released version 2.0 of our popular PE interview Prep Pack. This new version includes: - 9 LBO Modeling Tests with VIDEO solutions (15+ hours of content) - 30+ additi...
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GSO Capital email formattried [email protected] from other forums on here that's what I gathered is their standard format. got a bounce back. any other suggestions? ...
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Top european megafundsWhat are the top megafunds in Europe? ...
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Marlin EquityAnyone have any insights into this shop? http://finance.fortune.cnn.com/2013/04/10/private-... ...
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PE LBO Modeling TestJust a few questions regarding typical PE interview LBO modeling tests, specifically: 1) Typically how much time is alloted to build a model? 2) Given time contraints, how much is detail should you provide ?(i.e. is it better to be detailed and include PIK toggles, many different debt tranches, use ...
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List of PE Firms in NYCIs there anywhere to go to find a list of PE firms located in NYC? And also maybe the surrounding area? Bonus if it contains sector focus, fund size, and other top level information. ...
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Would you take a Mezz fund offer or not?I recently got an offer for a $600-700mm Mezz fund, but like most PE firms, they want an analyst for the typical IB>PE>MBA track. I REALLY don't want to do my MBA, so I am looking to see what the exit opps would be like when leaving the firm. I'm just hoping this won't pigeon hole me (aka. le...
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PE Recruiting: How Long Will My GPA Be Relevant?Was able to maintain 3.6/3.7 at a non-target throughout the recruiting process and will be heading to a BB. I am interested in going to the buyside but my GPA will have slipped significantly before graduating (3.2-3.4). I know that headhunters screen hard for SAT GPA. Are my chances cut for being co...
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Top Tier Growth Equity Firms Modeling TestsI'm heading into the final round with a well known GE shop (think groups like General Atlantic, JMI, Accel-KKR, Norwest Ventures Partners, TCV, etc. -- please don't make this a ranking game). Or just think firms that deploy avg. equity check of $30M $100M per deal... I was told I'm being given a 90 ...
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Summer 2016 PE RecruitingDoes anyone know when the process will start? Mod Note (Andy): bumped this thread since the convo is still going ...
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Growth Equity Modeling Exam (1 hr only)So, I'm interviewing for a 10-15 man growth fund that will write about $20MM checks as the maximum. I will have to do a modeling exam, and was wondering what can be on it. I will only have 1 hour to do it. Do any of you guys have any experience with the modeling exam? I was thinking maybe a quick l...
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BX SuperdayAny insights available for the Blackstone PE (or otherwise) superday? How many people are taken, what interviews consist of etc. Thanks ...
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Forest Hills Capital Management ????Hi, anyone ever heard of Forest Hills Capital Management???? http://www.foresthillscap.com/ Thanks ...
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loan amortisation/principal amount reductionhi guys, I have come across this calculation of principal amount reduction of a loan for property and do not understand a logic behind it I would appreciate if someone could explain to me middle three rows where it says "internal mathematical calculations ignore these rows" many thanks ...
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Modelling exams: How to balance with minimum cash and debt paydown?Hey guys, I've always had a problem thats a bit of a pain on lbo models for exams. In my models I make from scratch the balance sheet ALWAYS has the same problem. Everything is perfect, except for the change in working capital and debt schedule. I know what the errors are exactly, so let me explain....
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Private Equity Referrals / Internal NetworkingCurrent 1st year analyst at a MM Investment bank. When is the right time to ask your MD's / Directors and senior bankers for referrals to Private Equity connections they have? After bonus? Now since there's no reason to wait? Thanks a lot! ...
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How do you model an earn-out in an LBO model?I'm trying to model an LBO where I am the buyer and am offering to pay 8x $100M LTM EBITDA, but 5x up-front, with the rest paid over 3 years as revenue targets are hit. How do you do this on the model (I'm asking about the concept, not the mechanics of how much they get)? I'm thinking it should prob...
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